Friday, October 23, 2020

Tag: Dreamers

Arts Forecast: A whole weekend with Laurie Anderson and more

ARTS FORECAST The shock of hair seems to have been tamed into a tiny ponytail atop her head, but electro-poetic pioneer Laurie Anderson certainly hasn't lost any mojo‚ÄĒthis weekend...

Defying genre, Pursuit Grooves flies high with ‘Bess’

While researching Mae Jemison, the first Black female astronaut, Pursuit Grooves, aka¬†Vanese¬†Smith, read about her bringing Bessie Coleman Ľs photograph along for the journey into space. A sign of solidarity...

Gay Chadian immigrant detained by ICE caught in asylum limbo

In its ongoing quest to bring virtually all immigration to a halt (and monetize global strife), the Trump administration proposed last week raising the citizenship application fee by 60 percent,...

Sup. Vallie Brown evicted low-income tenants

Sup. Vallie Brown has a narrative driving her campaign: She had a difficult childhood, faced evictions and homelessness, and is now working to protect the rights of tenants. Here’s...

Hopes, fears, dreams, and ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’

Two African American dreamers, Jimmie (first-time actor Jimmie Fails) and Mont (Jonathan Majors) are struggling to survive in the unforgiving reality of the City by the Bay in “The...

Warren steals the show at Democratic Convention

It’s remarkable how much the mainstream of the Democratic Party has shifted since Bernie Sanders shook up the party three years ago. This year, at the state convention, economic...

UPDATED: Resolution on undocumented participation derailed — then finally passed — at Dem Convention

This morning, the San Francisco Democratic Party asked the California Democratic Party one question: Will you stand with immigrants? At a press conference this morning, the San Francisco Democratic Party,...

Trans women from the migrant caravan need SF sponsors

Transgender and other LGBTQ people who joined the migrant caravan to the US border seeking asylum are having a hard time finding sponsors to live with in the United...

Fall Arts aflame! The 50+ best things to do this season

FALL ARTS PREVIEW The light is deepening, the food is getting heartier, harvest is bringing much good grape and green, and fall arts season is lighting up the longer nights...

SOMArts show kicks off Dia de los Muertos season

ART LOOKS San Francisco takes its Day of the Dead seriously -- it's a sacred moment --  but, in the spirit of the magical holiday that pierces the veil between worlds, we...